Lewis Silkin has advised BGF on a £14 million investment in Victorian Sliders.
03 September 2021
Lewis Silkin has advised BGF on a £14 million investment in Victorian Sliders, a South Wales based business which is the UK’s only fully integrated, specialist manufacturer of uPVC sash windows.
Victorian Sliders’ end-to-end production facilities, from recycling of raw materials through to extrusion and fabrication, provides it with an excellent position in the growing home renovation market. The company delivers a high-quality, fully customised, eco product in industry leading timescales.
Edwin Davies, Investor at BGF who has joined the board, said: “It’s a great time to work with an ambitious business such as Victorian Sliders. The company has an impressive product range and some very exciting growth plans, which we are looking forward to helping them deliver. We’re particularly excited about investing in a Welsh manufacturing business, as the country is home to many of the UK’s most ambitious growth economy companies. Through the provision of equity investment and our board support, we’re sure Victorian Sliders is destined for an exciting future.”.
The Lewis Silkin team was led by Corporate partner Geraint Tilsley, with support from Tax Partner Matthew Rowbotham and Associates Stacy Treharne, Aimee Dring, Lisa Dafydd and Francesca Mack from the firm’s Corporate, Real Estate, Employment and Commercial/IP teams.
Commenting on the deal, Geraint Tilsley said:
“Lewis Silkin was delighted to work on its first transaction for BGF, and to be involved in such an exciting investment in a fast-growing Welsh-based business. It reflects Lewis Silkin’s long-standing expertise in private equity work, and also underlines the depth of our resources in Wales as we continue to invest in the Cardiff-based Corporate team.”